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  • It’s a new ”Don” for the U.S.

    It’s a new ”Don” for the U.S.

    Anna Winslow, Features Editor

    March 7, 2017

    Following months of campaigning, debating, and public appearances, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on January 20, 2017. Wearing his signature red tie, Trump took the oath of office surrounded by his family and numerous government officials. “Today, we are...

  • The flight of teachers

    The flight of teachers

    Brianna Horland, Editor-in-Chief & Entertainment Editor

    December 12, 2016

    Teachers. They can often make you crazy. They can also challenge you to be a better “you.” A great teacher not only educates, but positively impacts a student’s life, often for many years to come. But if the job is so important, why are so many teachers leaving schools - and the profession - and...

  • ‘Twas the night before homecoming

    ‘Twas the night before homecoming

    Bayleigh Pearson, Podcast Editor

    December 5, 2016

    ‘Twas the night before Homecoming and all throughout South, the students were preparing for an epic week, no doubt. The HOCO posters were hung in the hallways with care, in hopes that a King and Queen would soon reign there. But as the week began, a hurricane brewed. It seemed to be headed for Broward…...

  • Animal lives matter

    Animal lives matter

    Kyrsten Chen, Staff Writer

    October 11, 2016

    Here at South Plantation High, we have a horticulture program that allows for hands on experience with a variety of animals such as goats, horses, rabbits, snakes, birds, pigs, a ferret, turtles and other more exotic animals such as sugar gliders and Willie-Nelson the prairie dog. The students are the...

  • First chance South, Last Chance U

    First chance South, Last Chance U

    Jared Elliot, Business Manager

    October 8, 2016

    Netflix launched its first original sports documentary series this summer and college football fans were soon binge-watching all six episodes of Last Chance U, while non-sports fans may have skipped over the program, not realizing it had a South Plantation connection. Last Chance U focuses on East...

She the people

She the people

Gabriella Deleon, Staff Writer

On January 21st, 2017-- the day after President Trump’s inauguration--3.3 million participants came together to support many different causes in what would now be viewed as an unprecedented historic event: the organic movement...

March 9, 2017No Comments

It’s a new ”Don” for the U.S.

It’s a new ”Don” for the U.S.

Anna Winslow, Features Editor

Following months of campaigning, debating, and public appearances, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on January 20, 2017. Wearing his signature red tie, Trump took the oath of office...

March 7, 2017No Comments

Virtual Honor Flight

Virtual Honor Flight

Bayleigh Pearson, Podcast Editor

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December 16, 20161 Comment

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Life goes on

Brianna Horland, Editor-in-Chief & Entertainment Editor

High school seniors have been busy this year; it has been a whirlwind of college applications, transcripts, test scores and choices. During the past few months, some have had dream, fulfilled, while others saw them crushed....

April 5, 2017No Comments

To Kill Or Not To Kill; that is the question

Aalayah Campbell and Megan Leiter

Yes Aalayah Campbell The recent sentencing of Dylan Roof, the terrorist who killed 9 people during a prayer service at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, South Carolina, has determined him to be ...

March 3, 2017No Comments

Senior-To-Senior: Admission aftermath

Taylor Camacho, Opinions Editor

Brace yourselves! Student loans are coming. It is the beginning of the new year, which means the beginning of college acceptance letters. But, with college acceptance comes college declination. It is simply the way of life. No...

March 3, 2017No Comments

Hidden Features: Not just another movie

Hidden Features: Not just another movie

Bayleigh Pearson, Staff writer

  A simple young girl from West Virginia with a mind that would literally reach the stars...This is the story of Katherine Johnson, a black physicist and mathematician working for the NASA engineering divison during...

March 3, 2017No Comments

Change your life, expand your horizons

Change your life, expand your horizons

December 12, 2016

Travel changed my life. This summer, I had the opportunity...

Senior-To-Senior: Can We Get Some Scholarships Up In Here

December 7, 2016

As we continue the second quarter of the school year,...

Got ink?

Got ink?

December 7, 2016

The way tattoos are viewed around the world varies...

Minimalism: less is more

Minimalism: less is more

December 7, 2016

Face it: It’s time to denounce your busy, cluttered...

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Player Profile: Theo Reyer

Player Profile: Theo Reyer

Joshua Geller, Staff Writer

When talking about football in general, most fans would focus the flashy, scoring positions such as the quarterback, running back or the wide receiver. Rarely does anyone mention the kicker. Except for...

March 17, 2017No Comments

Player profile: Kyle McKendrick

Player profile: Kyle McKendrick

Dawn Oliff, Centerfold editor

At four years old, Kyle Mckendrick picked up playing soccer and over the years his passion continued to grow stronger. As soccer is a big part in his British heritage, he has wholeheartedly dedicated his...

March 17, 2017No Comments

National signing day 2017

National signing day 2017

March 9, 2017

Super Bowl LI: Patriots vs Falcons

Super Bowl LI: Patriots vs Falcons

March 9, 2017

South is “leafing” this season behind

South is “leafing” this season behind

December 9, 2016

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